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Cockchafer Beetle (Melolontha melolontha) male antenna detail. The surface is studded with sensory cells (blue) with which it can detect the pheromone signals given off by the female, allowing the male to locate her. False coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM), x290 magnification when image printed 10cm across.